Enter or engage in, be drawn into, as in I told Dad not to fall into conversation with them. [Late 1400s]
See fall in, def. 1.
Be naturally divisible into, as in These students fall into three categories. [First half of 1600s]
fall into error or sin. Be drawn into bad behavior, as in I fell into error when I started spending time with the wrong crowd. This usage, like fall from grace, originally alluded to religious concerns. It is now used less often and more loosely. [Late 1100s]
fall into a trap. Be deceived, unknowingly become involved in something. For example, By admitting I had free time, I fell into the trap of having to help him with his work. Also see under fall in; fall in line; fall in place.
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Cassandra, whose hair has already begun to fall out from her court-mandated chemotherapy, could face a similar outcome.
According to the USDA, student participation began to fall, with 1.4 million students opting out of the lunch program entirely.
And that means they also fall under the umbrella of programs most likely to get the axe when state and federal budgets are tight.
I fall back into a dream and then suddenly there is a tapping on the window just above my bed.The Story Behind Lee Marvin’s Liberty Valance Smile|Robert Ward|January 3, 2015|DAILY BEAST
Some contemporary police have military backgrounds to fall back on.A Veteran’s View: NYC Cold War Between Cops and City Hall|Matt Gallagher|December 29, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Do not the widow's tears run down the cheek, and her cry against him that causeth them to fall?The Bible, Douay-Rheims Version|Various
The left heel followed like lightning, and the right paw also slipped, letting the bear again fall heavily on the ice below.The Giant of the North|R.M. Ballantyne
As the window dropped, Ripperda saw the wounded postilion fall on the neck of his horse.The Pastor's Fire-side Vol. 3 of 4|Jane Porter
It mounted straight as a plume for a little way, until it met the cool air of evening which was beginning to fall.The Bondboy|George W. (George Washington) Ogden
Poindexter ordered his men to fall in, and they followed Porter, but at a more leisurely gait.The Courier of the Ozarks|Byron A. Dunn